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The Darkness Drops Again is a Pocket TOS eBook – the fourth book in the Mere Anarchy series – written by Christopher L. Bennett. Published by Pocket Books, it was first released in February 2007.


From the book jacket
The rebuilding of Mestiko is starting to make progress: the atmosphere is partially restored, and Federation scientists are introducing new methods of replenishing the planet's biosphere. But their efforts are being stymied by the growing power of the mar-Atyya, who shun all offworlders.
The arrival of the Starship Enterprise under the command of James T. Kirk proves less than fortuitous, as the ship becomes a flashpoint for all of Mestiko's troubles. Now Raya elMora, the leader of the planetary council, finds herself facing exile – which could spell doom for Mestiko...

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